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Getting Back to Business at Redondo Beach’s Top Hot Spots

Here’s are some of the city’s popular sites that are safely reopening in the wake of the Coronavirus lockdown. The Portofino Hotel & Marina   This ocean-front property began welcoming back gu...

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Why the ‘Good Enough’ Home Might Be the ‘Perfect Home’

While you might have an idea of what your perfect home would entail, you might find that actually purchasing that home that dreams are made of could end up overextending you financially. That’s when a...

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Things Your Movers Wish You Knew

If you recently purchased a new home and you’re thinking about hiring a professional to move your belongings, you’ll want to pay close attention to these seven things your movers wish you knew about h...

How Much to Tip During the Time of Coronavirus

How Much to Tip During the Time of Coronavirus

With all of the time, we’ve spent sheltered in place in our homes lately, it’s likely that you’ve taken advantage of numerous pickup and delivery services more than a few times. You’ve also probably w...

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Considering a Move Right Now? Heres How Do It Safely

While packing up and moving can be tricky even on a good day, what about moving during the coronavirus pandemic when everyone across the nation is supposed to be staying put to lower their risk of ill...

Ways to Save for a Down Payment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

While you’re sheltering in place, it might be a good time to consider saving for a down payment on your future dream home. Saving money for a down payment on a home is one of the biggest obstacles fac...

A Note From Torrance Memorial

Our Torrance Memorial community is grateful for your help and support of our COVID-19 response. The demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) globally has created a severe shortage of PPE. As reg...

A Guide to Buying a Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Does the coronavirus have you thinking twice about home shopping during the typically active spring real estate season? While home buyers would otherwise be checking out properties, negotiating and cl...

Movies and TV Shows Filmed in Redondo Beach

Movies and TV Shows Filmed in Redondo Beach

With the coronavirus outbreak forcing throngs of people worldwide to stay at home and practice “social distancing” to help control the spread of the disease, it seems a lot of folks are turning to the...

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Redondo Beach Neighborhood Amenities to Look into Before Purchasing a Home

If you’re seeking a new home in Redondo Beach, research is key when it comes to making the right choice. After all, what’s around it can sometimes matter just as much as what’s in it. That means you’l...

Riviera Business Owner Says “I Do” to Bridal Store

Louise de Castro never dreamed she would one day be in the bridal gown business. But fate had plans for her, and as the owner of Bridal Elegance, she’s thrilled she could marry her business acumen wit...

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6 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Vacation Home in Redondo Beach

From beachfront homes and condos, to properties within walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shops and entertainment, buying a vacation home in Redondo Beach can be the ultimate dream for those ...

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10 Fun Valentine’s Day Ideas

Wracking your brain about what to get your significant other for Valentine’s Day this year? In an effort to help, we culled through some of our previous blog write-ups and also hit the Internet to fin...

Financial New Year’s Resolutions? Riviera Local Can Help You Keep Them

Did you make New Year’s resolutions for 2020? If so, you’re not alone. Most Americans make at least one resolution for the new year, whether it be to lose weight, exercise more or learn a new skill. A...

Quite the Catch: Riviera Siblings Launch Fresh Seafood Business

Growing up in the Ito’s Hollywood Riviera household, it’s no surprise that Matt, Blake, Claire, and Mica were hooked on seafood from an early age. Fresh yellowfin tuna. Succulent red snapper. Delicate...

Redondo Beach Pier

10 Fun Facts About Redondo Beach

Oahu native George Freeth (1883-1919) introduced surfing to the modern world in Redondo Beach in 1907. While vacationing in Hawaii, industrialist Henry Huntington spotted Freeth surfing and persuaded ...

Happy Birthday to Three Riviera Centenarians!

Life was a lot different 100 years ago. Just ask best buddies Maxine Dineen and Juanita Truman, who turned 100 three days apart from each other in August. Or Sally Silver (my wife’s aunt), who turned ...

Halloween in Redondo Beach with masquerade ball

How to Have a “Spooktacular” Halloween in Redondo Beach

With Halloween right around the corner, things are about to get spooky in Redondo Beach. From scary tours to ghost hunts and parties, there are definitely tricks and treats for everyone. Here are the ...

Igor on The Breakaway Agent Podcast

  On this episode of The BreakAway Agent Podcast, host Tiffany Youngren interviews Igor Nastakin, Realtor at RE/MAX Estate Properties in Redondo Beach, California. Tune in now as Igor discusses h...

Living and Working in the Riviera is Barre-None the Best Combo for this Resident

When Diane Numark signed up for barre classes 6 1/2 years ago, her goal was simply to work out a couple of times a week to get into shape post-pregnancy. But two workouts a week soon turned to five. A...

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